Former Miss Rhode Island Sentenced For Posing As Paralegal And Lying To See Lover In Immigration Custody
Former Miss Rhode Island and South Florida Commissioner, Julianna Clare Strout will serve one year of probation and 50 hours of community service for sneaking into an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center to see her husband, according to the Justice Department per Fox News.
Strout pleaded guilty on Thursday to misleading prison officials and forging documents to get into the Krome Service Processing Center in 2021. The public official told a local outlet that Strout was visiting her husband, ex-MLB star Brayan Villarreal of Venezuela. She also revealed that she is eight months pregnant with his baby.
Villarrael, who played for the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers, was reportedly the subject of a kidnapping attempt in 2013, according to ESPN.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic visitation at Krome was suspended in 2020 with the exception of permitted legal visits, the DOJ said in a press release. According to the outlet, Strout visited the facility three separate times while posing as Villarreal’s paralegal. Strout told officials that she was from a particular law firm and said she needed to get signed documents from a detainee. She even handed a letter to prison officials using the firm’s letterhead.
The law firm, however, never permitted Strout to use its letterhead.
“In fact, the law firm never authorized Strout to use its letterhead or visit Krome on its behalf,”
the news release stated.
“Strout had never worked for the law firm. Instead, she was romantically involved with the detainee.”
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